Rapper Megan Thee Stallion authored an op-ed for the New York Times highlighting and empowering Black women.
Turns out Megan Thee Stallion can put her pen to work beyond rhymes. The 25-year-old Houston rapper authored a column on the New York Times standing for herself and for other Black women.
“I’m not afraid of criticism, and ‘Protect Black women’ should not be controversial,” she wrote.
Titled “Why I Speak Up for Black Women” the “Savage” rapper used her words to take control of her own narrative, assert Black women as protectors of each other, and pay homage to Black women in politics as the 2020 presidential election nears.
As theGrio reported, during her recent performance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, Megan, whose real name is Megan Pete, called for justice for Breonna Taylor. Her show included thought-provoking graphics, choreography, and a pointed message for Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron, displaying the line from a Tamika Mallory speech calling him a ‘sellout.’ Cameron responded by saying in a Fox interview that he found the comments disparaging him…